Another chapter in the whiskey craziness of the Gilded Age
In an era defined by self-interest, most people could just be paid to look the other way.
The post-Prohibition era was very, very good for a very, very small number of people. If you had pushed your way through the 1920s with a toe still dipped in the legal liquor business—by managing, for example, to secure one of the small number of ‘medicinal spirits’ licenses available—you might be one of the lucky […]
The battle over what could be called “whiskey” and what was just an imitation. Because really, who’s going to buy something labeled “imitation?”
That’d be the legal kind of straight, not the un-iced kind
Ensuring that the only chemicals in our whiskey are the ones we’re looking for
That’s quite the special whiskey you’ve got there. Handmade, small batch, artisanal and craft. The purest and the finest. All the best ingredients, made according to the original recipe. Must be good stuff.
And other tales of “health claims” for alcohol
In which you try to release a beer, and fail pretty hard at it.
Tax money before health! Historically speaking, at least…